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The United States Attorney’s Office
of Southern District of Alabama
Presents a Civil Rights’ Summit:
"Fair Housing Rights, Remedies, and Resources”

April 27, 2011
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Delchamps Auditorium on the Campus of Bishop State Community College
351 N. Broad Street, Mobile, AL

April is nationally recognized as Fair Housing Month and to highlight the importance on citizens’ rights to fair and equal access to housing, U. S. Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama is sponsoring the first in a series of summits on civil rights issues: “Fair Housing Rights, Remedies and Resources”.

The keynote speaker is John D. Trasviña, Assistant Secretary of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Panelists include notable experts in their fields: Stillman Knight, President of the Knight Corporation, with experience in the multi-family housing industry and public service (at HUD); Teresa Bettis, executive director of South Alabama Center for Fair Housing; and well-known private practice lawyer Henry Brewster. The panel will be moderated by Faith Cooper, executive director of the Central Alabama Center for Fair Housing. Assistant U. S. Attorneys Deidre Colson and Gary Moore will also discuss some of the U. S. Attorney’s Office’s recent fair housing cases.

Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited. Email your request to reserve a seat to

Continuing Education Credits for Alabama lawyers, real estate and rental management professionals has been applied for, pending confirmation.

Save Another Date: A summit is also being held on the topic of “Accessibility and Disability Rights” on June 28, 2011.

Updated January 26, 2015

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